Dan Lienemann is a 1985 graduate of the University of Nebraska with a degree in Business Administration. Upon graduation he worked for 9 years in the oil and gas industry in Houston, Texas. In 1994 he and his wife, Wanda, moved to Des Moines, Iowa after purchasing a printing company. While growing up in Nebraska, Dan had the pleasure of getting to know Ethel Abbott very well. "She was an amazing woman who was very generous over her lifetime. I consider it an honor to be able to represent her and continue the legacy she started through her charitable foundation."
Our HistoryOur prayer is that in her honor we will successfully administer the Foundation in the same spirit that inspired Mrs. Abbott to establish it. Learn more.
Since the death of Ethel S. Abbott in 1992, The Ethel S. Abbott Charitable Foundation has awarded grants through the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017 amounting to $23,632,376. Find out more.